March 2015

Hawker/Peddler Permit

Monday, March 30, 2015

A hawker/peddler permit to go door-to-door in the City until 6 p.m. tonight has been issued to Just Energy. The permit is good on March 30, 2015 only.

Safe Routes to School Project

Monday, April 6, 2015

The City of Dexter has received a $216,000 grant from MDOT’s Safe Route to School Program. A summary of the projects that will be funded by the grant is as follows.

Close of Registration for May 5th Election

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

To the Qualified Electors of the City of Dexter, Washtenaw County, MI:

Notice is hereby given that Monday, April 6, 2015 is the LAST DAY TO REGISTER for the May 5, 2015 election. The Dexter City office, 8123 Main Street, MI 48130 will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the purpose of receiving applications of qualified electors in the City of Dexter who are not already registered.

If you are not currently registered to vote in the City of Dexter at your current address, you may do so in any of the following ways:

Precinct Workers Needed

Friday, March 20, 2015

The City of Dexter is seeking four paid precinct workers for the May 5, 2015 election. If you are interested in working at the polls please complete an application and submit it to the City Office at 8123 Main or via email to The application form can be accessed at

Tree Planting Program

Friday, March 20, 2015

Residents interested in having a tree planted in their lawn extension can participate in our 2015 Tree Planting Program. Please complete and return the form by Thursday, April 2, 2015.  Participation in the program is $135 per tree. The form can be accessed at


Yard Waste Collection

Friday, March 20, 2015

Yard waste collection by Waste Management will begin Friday, April 3, 2015. Residents may use paper yard waste bags or containers up to 32-gallons in capacity marked with yard waste stickers (50-pound weight limit). Yard waste stickers are available at the City Office.
Brush and branches that are 4 inches in diameter or less in 3 - 4 foot long must be bundled
with string. Contact the City Office if you are not able to bundle your brush, or for branches over 4’ in length or 4” in diameter.

2015 Easter Eggstravaganza

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for the 5th annual Easter Eggstravaganza. Thanks to our generous sponsors, the first 100 tickets will be available free of charge. Tickets can be purchased at the City Offices, 8123 Main St., 2nd Floor. Once those are sold, the fee will be $2 per child/$4 for two or more children. On the Day of the event, the fee will be $3 per child/$5 for two or more children.

Event Flyer

Community Park

3575 Ryan Dr.

City of Dexter

Ice Rink Closed

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The Monument Park Ice Rink is closed for the season. 

Outdoor Warning Siren Test

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Washtenaw County’s 81 warning sirens (including those in the City of Dexter) will be tested at Noon on the first Saturday of every month from March through October. If there is a threat of severe weather on the day of a test, it will be cancelled. 

Except for scheduled testing, the sirens will be activated for the following emergencies: 

• The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning 

• A severe thunderstorm has been detected with damaging winds in excess of 70 MPH